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Editorial: 'May's tariff plan places our farmers in Brexit crosshairs' 'UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s tariff plan targets Ireland’s weakest spot.' Photo: UK Parliament/Mark Duffy/Handout via Reuters It may not have had quite the impact of the Royal Navy's Helga sailing up the Liffey, all guns blazing at Liberty Hall and the GPO, but the announcement of the new UK tariff...
Trump aide Manafort faces nearly seven years in prison Paul Manafort: Former Republican fixer faces new charges. Photo: Reuters/Yuri Gripas/File Photo US PRESIDENT Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed for a further three-and-a-half by a judge who attacked him over his lies and criminal behaviour. Manafort was then hit with a new indictment in New York on a...
'We are all God's children,' Varadkar tells Christian conservative US vice-president as he visits with partner, Matt Leo says he should be 'judged by political actions and not by sexual orientation' as he visits Mike Pence The Taoiseach thanks Pence for his 'wonderful hospitality' Mr Pence says Mr Varadkar had offered 'inspiring words' Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (left), who is on...
Brexit: British MPs to vote on second referendum for first time UK's Labour says will not support second Brexit referendum proposal on Thursday Theresa May may try for a third time to push through her agreement Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: MARK DUFFY/AFP/Getty Images THE British Labour Party will not support a proposal for a second Brexit referendum due to...
Group claims Government not committed to insurance reform Crisis: Linda Murray with her children Elle (4) and Savannah (3) at her play centre in Navan, Co Meath Photo: Steve Humphreys Frustration has been expressed by campaigners for insurance reform at what they claim is a lack of commitment from the Government. The Alliance for Insurance Reform said it was dismayed at the...
Rachel Riley: People are really grateful I’ve spoken out in anti-Semitism row The TV star has said she would see ‘anti-Jewish stuff’ in the press and ‘coming into conversations’ with others. Rachel Riley: People are really grateful I’ve spoken out in anti-Semitism row (Peter Powell/PA) Countdown star Rachel Riley has said she has received messages of gratitude for her involvement in the...
Bupa profit declines after selling UK care homes and challenges in Australia The healthcare firm also warned of continued economic and political headwinds in key markets. Bupa said conditions would continue to be ‘challenging’ in a number of its key markets (Bupa/PA) Healthcare group Bupa posted a 19% fall in profits last year after it sold part of its UK elderly care...
Clan Des Obeaux can provide high five for Nicholls Beaming: Paul Nicholls celebrates with Bryony Frost after her victory aboard Frodon. Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters Clan Des Obeaux, the fast-rising star of the steeplechasing ranks, can scale the biggest peak today and provide a resurgent Paul Nicholls with a fifth Magners Gold Cup to go with those won by See More Business,...
Europe rubber-stamps Philip Lane’s appointment to ECB Success: Philip Lane is a former governor of the Central Bank of Ireland. Photo: Bloomberg The European Parliament has approved Philip Lane’s appointment to the ECB’s board and voted down a motion to delay that and the hiring of another two men to top EU jobs due to gender-­balance considerations. The appointment of Mr Lane, ...
Voice coach David Grant aims to use musical skills to help young people Grant was awarded an MBE by the Prince of Wales for services to music. David Grant wears his MBE following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace (John Stillwell/PA) Voice coach to the stars David Grant has said he wants to use his musical skills to help “disenfranchised” young people. Grant...

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